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by catshields
May 5th, 2020, 3:09 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 43
Views: 35036

Re: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog

Dear [Agent], I am currently seeking representation for my novel, A MILLION WAYS TO MEASURE NORMAL. Given your interest in memoir, I thought it might be a good fit for your list. Before 1990, the term "mental retardation" was used to describe individuals diagnosed with low IQ, but it has since been ...
by catshields
May 5th, 2020, 3:01 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 86
Views: 54776

Re: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Title: A MILLION WAYS TO MEASURE NORMAL by Catherine Shields Genre: Memoir "Your daughter, Jessica, is profoundly retarded." Some words you never expect to hear spoken aloud. Whispered words, accompanied by lowered eyes, and the nod of a head became nothing more than the practice of empathy projecte...